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  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    The original goal of exploring computer usage data in September 2014 was to ascertain whether or not the computer downsizing of spring 2013 left library users with enough public computers to meet their needs. Due to issues ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    From February 11th to March 17th 2015, AUX staff conducted a second set of observational sampling of space usage on the second and fourth floors of Perkins library using Suma.2 This observation mirrored that of fall 2014 ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    From November 19th-25th 2014, AUX staff conducted observational sampling of space usage on the second and fourth floors of Perkins library using Suma.2 The goal of this observation was to understand which types of furniture ...
  • Williams, Anthony (2013-04-24)
    All over the world, the way people connect and collaborate is undergoing an astonishing transformation. Smart organizations are shunning their old, secretive practices and embracing transparency. Companies are widely sharing ...
  • Collins, Kate (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Kate Collins conducted usability testing on the processes of requesting library material. The test was conducted at the temporary main entrance of Perkins library on September 3, 2014 from 11:00am - 1:00pm. ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    In November 2014, the Assessment Core Team planned and piloted two efforts to gather feedback on Duke University Libraries’ research consultations. The first was a brief, ongoing survey to be offered to each student at the ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    In November 2014, the Assessment Core Team planned and piloted two efforts to gather feedback on Duke University Libraries’ research consultations. These efforts were repeated during the spring 2015 semester. The first ...
  • Daly, Emily (2015-11-10)
    Thomas Crichlow and Bendte Fagge conducted a brief user interview on research strategies and usability testing of the functionality of the Duke Libraries homepage. The test was held outside of the Von der Heyden Pavilion ...
  • Wilkinson, Jaci (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Jaci Wilkinson conducted a usability test of the Rubenstein Library/Aeon account registration and login process on 29 February, 2015 from 1:30pm-3pm. Josh Larkin-Rowley observed. The usability tests were ...
  • Ramirez, Ainissa (2013-04-24)
    In Save Our Science: How to Inspire a New Generation of Scientists, long time Yale professor Ainissa Ramirez makes an impassioned call for a recommitment to improve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education ...
  • Sharot, Tali (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    We all like to think of ourselves as rational creatures who smartly prepare for the worst. We watch our backs, weigh the odds, and pack an umbrella when the skies look threatening. But although we take such sensible ...
  • Gutman, Ron (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    How can something as simple as a smile be so deceptively complex? That's the mystery and magic explored in Smile: The Astonishing Powers of a Simple Act, which explores the sensation and science of the smile. From the broad ...
  • Pilloton, Emily (2013-04-24)
    'Tell Them I Built This' dramatically shows how creativity, critical thinking, citizenship, and dirt-under-your-fingernails construction can radically transform both high school education and the local community where the ...
  • Daly, Emily (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Bendte Fagge conducted usability testing that compared books and media search results using the Books & More tab in the search box on the Duke Libraries homepage against Summon scoped to catalog results. The ...
  • Hiles, Hannah (2016-04-22)
    Emily Daly and Hannah Hiles, field experience student in the Assessment & User Experience Department, conducted a usability test on the Duke University Libraries “Global Health” top navigation LibGuide and on the side ...
  • Manchanda, Rishi (2013-06-24)
    We all think we know what good medicine looks like: smart doctors, stethoscopes, imaging machines, high-tech tests, and the best prescriptions and procedures money can buy. But that picture is vastly incomplete, perhaps ...
  • Chapman, Joyce; Daly, Emily (2016-06-27)
    A spring 2016 report about public computer usage on the first floor of Perkins and Bostock libraries. This report includes data from survey questions, an observational study, and transaction logs. The report also includes ...
  • Hill, Graham; Estes, Alex (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    A vegetarian diet can markedly improve your health and fitness, but what if you still love munching into a juicy burger every now and again? Graham Hill has a powerful and simple solution: Become a weekday vegetarian. Don't ...
  • Shaikh, Alanna (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    In the past half-century, we’ve changed the way we collectively view the health of the 7 billion people who occupy this planet. Health issues were once seen as an isolated national or regional problem; now they are a global ...